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Simulated patients await evacuation as a team of medics from the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron discuss their plan to care for the patients during exercise Tropical Storm Greg, Nov. 8, 2016, at Alexandria, Louisiana.  The exercise was an example of how the U.S. Air Force provides support to local, state and federal authorities by performing a key role during crisis situations.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano) 375th AES forward deploys to LRAFB for aeromedical evacuation excercise
In order to continue providingelite care during crises, members from the 375th Aeromedical EvacuationSquadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, forward deployed to LittleRock Air Force Base, Arkansas, to establish an aeromedical staging location Nov.6, 2016, to exercise their preparedness to evacuate more than 650 simulated peopledue to
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Simulated patients await evacuation as a team of medics from the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron discuss their plan to care for the patients during exercise Tropical Storm Greg, Nov. 8, 2016, at Alexandria, Louisiana.  The exercise was an example of how the U.S. Air Force provides support to local, state and federal authorities by performing a key role during crisis situations.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano) 375th AES forward deploys to LRAFB for aeromedical evacuation excercise
A hallmark of the U.S. military is providing humanitarian supportduring natural disasters and emergencies in the United States and around theworld.  In order to continue providingelite care during crises, members from the 375th Aeromedical EvacuationSquadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, forward deployed to LittleRock Air Force Base,
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Two Air Force F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly over the Baltic Sea in 2015. (Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson) Air Force leaders thank Airmen on Veterans Day
To the Airmen of the United States Air Force:Since 1776, Americans from every generation have had the honor and privilege to serve and defend our nation. Each of you joined 22 million other American Veterans in answering this sacred calling … vowing to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or
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Airman Jerry Booker, 60th Aerial Port Squadron, pushes a U.S. Army Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) onto a C-5M Super Galaxy May 7, 2016, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The 60th APS successfully uploaded multiple BEBs onto the aircraft where they were transported to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force by Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo) Travis enables fight against ISIL
In May 2016, Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California, played a pivotal role in the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant campaign during Operation Inherent Resolve. The airlift support and essential cargo directly contributed to the Iraqi offensive that included coalition military forces, which began Oct. 16 in Mosul, Iraq.
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A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules waits to unload logistical supplies in support of the fight for Mosul at Qayyarah West airfield, Iraq, Oct. 22, 2016. This is the second aircraft to land there following completion of repairs to the runway after Da’esh damaged it in an attempt to disrupt Iraqi Security forces from gaining control of the area. Control of the Qayyarah West airfield has enabled the opening of an air corridor to support operations throughout northern Iraq. A Coalition of over 60 nations has formed to provide assistance and training to Iraqi forces to counter Da’esh, re-establish Iraq’s borders and re-take lost terrain thereby restoring regional stability and security.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Brecht) AFCENT AMD ‘delivers’ mission capabilities
In support of Coalition partners and the fight against Da’esh, U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s Air Mobility Division Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base recently enabled the largest and most rapid airfield repair operations in recent U.S. military history - the restoration of the recently recaptured Qayyarah-West airfield in northern Iraq’s Ninawa Province.
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Airmen assigned to the 821st Contingency Response Group stand watch on the flightline at Qyarrayah West airfield, Oct. 28, 2016. Airmen assigned to the 821st CRG recently arrived to Q-West to conduct air base opening operations in order to enable follow on mobility air forces assets. As Air Mobility Command’s contingency response experts, 821st CRG Airmen are providing the crucial role of sustaining coalition and Iraq forces conducting counter-Da’esh operations in Mosul. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Kern) Devil Raiders sustain air operations at Q-West
Airmen assigned to the 821st CRG recently arrived to Q-West to conduct air base opening operations in order to enable follow on mobility air forces assets. As Air Mobility Command’s contingency response experts, 821st CRG Airmen are providing the crucial role of sustaining coalition and Iraq forces conducting counter-Da’esh operations in Mosul.
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A C-130J takes off from the flightline during an 11-ship C-130J formation Oct. 24, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough dirt-strips and is the primary transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols) 11-ship formation flight flexes Hercules muscle
A formation of 11 C-130Js departed Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 24, 2016, as part of a total force exercise ensuring mission readiness. C-130s from Little Rock AFB, departed the flightline in quick sequence to join aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi to put the 61st Airlift Squadron’s team
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Allen, 731st Air Mobility Squadron special planning supervisor, and Airman 1st Class Kevin Johnston, 731st AMS special planning technician, toss a securing net over an ammunitions shipping build during routine shipping operations at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Nov. 2, 2016. The special handlers provide storage and shipping requirements for critical military items across the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillian Bamman) Mobility Airmen safeguard critical items at Osan
One small group of U.S. Airmen hold the responsibility of accepting, storing and transferring these critical items aiding in the safety and stability of the Republic of Korea. From a small blood sample to aircraft ammunition, the 731st Air Mobility Squadron Special Handling Section assists in the distribution of critical military items to military installations across the Korean Peninsula.
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The crewmembers of “ICE12” and Team McChord Airmen display the U.S. flag Oct. 21, 2016, at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. ICE12 commemorated the first ever Air Force Antarctic flight flown 60 years ago. (Courtesy photo) McChord Airmen complete 60 years of Antarctic airlift
On Oct. 21 Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, flew from Christchurch, New Zealand to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, tracing a similar flight pattern to one flown 60 years earlier.  The flight commemorated the first ever U.S. Air Force Antarctic flight flown in a Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, named “Miss North Carolina” Oct. 21,
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Senior Master Sgt. Kyle Gurnon, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs cargo onto a C-130J Super Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia before a mission to Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016. The 737th EAS flew the first coalition mission into the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Richardson/Released) 737th EAS flies first mission into Q-West
The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron flew two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016, the first coalition aircraft to land on the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. The aircraft landed mere hours after repairs to the runway were completed, a project that’s been underway since Iraqi
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